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Polish 'Barbie Doll': What do Polish Women Think?


joepilsudski 26 | 1,389  
10 Oct 2009 /  #1
This is an important cultural issue, IMHO...What is the opinion of Polish women on this doll?...I feel the traditional outfit is fine, but perhaps a more current Polish fashion style would be an appropriate alternative...Polish women, what do YOU say?



Ruth Moscowitz Handler, Barbie 'Creator'

Her parents were from Poland!

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Handler
southern 75 | 7,096  
10 Oct 2009 /  #2
Polish girls look like barbie dolls,I see now where this woman got her inspiration.
beckski 12 | 1,617  
10 Oct 2009 /  #3
Polish 'Barbie Doll': What do Polish Women Think?

The doll you're showing is missing her hair decorations. Here's a pic of what my Polish Barbie Doll looks like, mint in box.

Polish girls look like barbie dolls

I wish I had Barbie's figure!



OP joepilsudski 26 | 1,389  
11 Oct 2009 /  #4
I wish I had Barbie's figure!

But 'Barbie' is only about 12 inches tall and made from plastic!...I'm sure your figure is fine...But, what about a more modern 'Barbie', more contemporary?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
11 Oct 2009 /  #5
I heard that the creator was German. He didn't follow through on his idea and Mattel developed it. Maybe I'm wrong but that's what I taught my students at Profi when I taught there.
Johnny RI - | 9  
29 Oct 2009 /  #6
where can i find one for my lil girl?
MareGaea 29 | 2,752  
29 Oct 2009 /  #7
,I see now where this woman got her inspiration.

She actually got her inspiration from a German doll called "Bild Lily" :D

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie

>^..^<

M-G (bad, southern, bad!)
beckski 12 | 1,617  
29 Oct 2009 /  #8
She actually got her inspiration from a German doll called "Bild Lily"

Ruth Handler also had Mattel create Barbie for her own daughter. (You've heard it from the Barbie Queen, herself. I own over 300+ vintage Barbie Dolls.)
Bratwurst Boy 5 | 9,858  
29 Oct 2009 /  #9
Wot?Wot?Wot???
Polish Barbie is half German??? Mod, open a thread!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
29 Oct 2009 /  #10
Well, she got her inspiration from a German. She found the Bild Lilli doll in a Swiss shop.
derek trotter 10 | 203  
29 Oct 2009 /  #11
based on wiki yes but who knows the true
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
29 Oct 2009 /  #12
Not only based on Wiki, trotter. That's not my preferred choice of info :) (well, it spreads BS about 9/11 for starters).

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